What could possibly be cuter than these fluffy, heart shaped pancakes? Like, really!

I made pancakes for the very first time recently and with Valentine’s day less than a week away, I went the extra mile to make them super special! 😉 I know I could still use a little work with achieving a perfectly round shape, but they ooze such an imperfectly-perfect, homemade appeal and they tasted pretty damn good!

Pancakes don’t make the world go round. Pancakes are what makes the ride worthwhile.

Frankfurterlin P. Jones

Simple Recipes For Valentine's Day
Heart Shaped Pancakes Ingredients:

~ Rinsun Sunflower Oil

~ 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

~ 1 tbsp baking powder

~ 3 tbsp sugar

~ 1 1/4 cups milk

~ 4 tsp butter

~ 1 pinch salt

~ 1 egg

~ Red food colouring

~ Heart-shaped cookie cutter (available at House Of Leather)

~ 1 tbsp lemon, or any other extract of your choice

~ Icing sugar (optional)

~ Raspberries/strawberries or any other fruit of choice

~ Syrup of choice (optional)

Simple Recipes For Valentine's Day
Directions:

~Whisk all the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a sizeable bowl. Be sure to aerate the flour and baking powder by passing them through a sieve. This will make your measurements more accurate.

~ In a separate dish, warm the milk until lukewarm, not hot. Mix the milk, melted butter, egg and your extract of choice.

~ Make a well in the center of your flour mixture, pour the wet ingredients into the well and use a fork to stir until you no longer see flour. Because we are making fluffy pancakes, the batter should be a little thick.

~ Divide your batter into 2 bowls; in one bowl, add a few drops of red food colouring.

~ Heat just enough Rinsun Sunflower Oil on medium heat. Once the oil is hot enough, use a cup or soup serving spoon to pour the batter onto your pan and spread it into a circle.

~ You’ll know it’s time to flip them pancakes when the edges turn brown and bubbles form on the surface. This should take about 2 minutes. Cook your pancakes until they are lightly browned and cooked in the middle.

~ Once all your batter is done and your red and brown pancakes are cooked, cut a heart out of the center of each pancake. Place the red hearts in the center of each brown pancake and the brown hearts in the red pancakes.

~ Sprinkle some icing sugar on top and serve hot, with fruit and syrup of your choice!

Fluffy Heart Shaped Pancakes For Valentine's Day

Patrick Gitrau Photography.

These mouthwatering, heart-melting pancakes bring us to the end of my Love Meals series! I’ve had so much fun creating this content and I hope you guys enjoyed my simple, tasty recipe ideas for Valentine’s day!

Remember to tag me on Instagram if you give any of these recipes a try 😉 Have a fun weekend!

xx

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